"The Congress committed mistakes because of which they were voted out of power. The BJP is ruling India with only 29 percent votes. They won because regional parties didn't fight unitedly. If regional forces come together, the BJP will lose," she said.

Banerjee also alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party was "trying to incite communal violence".

Quizzed on leading an anti-communal front, Banerjee stressed there were others for the job but the alliance should be based on ideology.

"I am a small fry. I am a commoner. There are big people who can be leaders of a Federal Front. I support the idea of an anti-communal front. But there must be ideological alliance," she said.

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